Experience Grand Rapids from the inside! Join the team responsible for promoting the area to meeting planners and visitors. We’ve helped Grand Rapids/Kent County earn recognition as a premier convention and tourist destination, and we’re looking for talented and enthusiastic people who will help us keep the momentum going. We offer great working conditions, excellent salary and benefits, and the unequaled perk of living in one of the most dynamic, affordable, safe and livable cities in the U.S. Check out our current job openings – and check back frequently for new postings.
Reports to: Director of Sales & Services
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Experience Grand Rapids has a position available for a Convention Services Specialist. This role is responsible for a variety of complex duties as related to administrative support for the Convention Services Managers. In addition, the role provides administrative support for the Convention Services volunteer program and assistance to the Sales team as needed. The position involves frequent written and verbal communication with clients and partners.
Ability to work in stressful environment. Frequent telephone and computer use. Use of manual dexterity required for writing and computer use. Sitting for extended periods of time. Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds. Independently mobile with the possibility of climbing stairs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus. Must be able to stand for long periods of time. Work travel, both by auto and by airplane, is required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential tasks.
Experience Grand Rapids is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
Interested candidates should email their resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org by November 30, 2022. Please reference “Convention Services Specialist” in the subject line of the email.